NEW ITEMS FOR DEC-FEB 2024

Scroll down to see more than 20 new additions to our stock for December to February 2024.

Included are items from Burma (Myanmar), Tibet, China, Indonesia, Dutch East Indies, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Lebanon, Yemen, Nigeria & the Swahili Coast.

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9354

Nine Matched, Descending Bronze Burmese Buddhist Disciple Monk Images

North-eastern Burma (Myanmar)
18th century

height: 12.1cm, 13.4cm, 14cm, 15.1cm, 16.5cm, 18.2cm, 21.6cm, 25.6cm and 30.2cm

Provenance

UK art market

8652

Early Javanese Gold Lotus-Form Cord Weight or Gold Ear Ornament

Central Java, Indonesia
8th-9th century

length: 2.5cm, width: 2cm, depth: 2cm, weight: 11g

Provenance

Estate Collection of Tom White MBE, a former UK diplomat who served in Southeast Asia in the 1960s & 1970s.

9272

Six Extremely Fine Silver Beads with Filigree, probably by Yusuf Salih

Sanaa, Yemen
early 20th century

length (of conical bead): 8.9cm, combined weight: 187g

Sold

Provenance

private collection, UK; from a collection collected in Yemen and Saudi Arabia in the 1970s

9421

Unusually Fine & Large Pair of Burmese Silver Beakers

Burma (Myanmar)
circa 1880

height: 16.2cm, diameter: 9.7cm, combined weight: 675g

Sold

Provenance

UK art market

9078

Thai Courtly Gold Pendant or Brooch set with Rubies

Bangkok, Thailand
19th century

length: 4.7cm, width: 3.5cm, weight: 10g

Provenance

private collection

9245

Vietnamese Ceremonial Trident (Dinh-ba)

Vietnam
Nguyen Dynasty, 19th century

length: 46.3cm, width: 23.8cm, weight: 571g

Provenance

French art market

9262

Dutch Colonial Batavian or Indian Silver Filigree Box

Dutch East Indies (Batavia) or India
18th century

height: 4.6cm, width: 9.5cm, depth: 6.5cm weight: 209g

Sold

Provenance

UK art market

9405

Fine Pair of Ibeji Siblings (Ere Ibeji)

Yoruba People, Oyo Region, Nigeria
19th-early 20th century

height: 30cm and 26.8cm, combined weight: 562g

Provenance

UK art market

9413

Unusually Large & Fine Pair of Yao Large Silver Ear Ornaments

Im Mien or Dao/Yao People, Laos/Northern Thailand/Southern China
late 19th century-early 20th century

length: approximately 15.6cm, width: approximately 9.3cm, combined weight: 296g

Provenance

French art market

9414

Silver Yao Celestial Headdress & Matched Pin

Kim Mun Lantien Sha of the Dao/Yao People, Laos/Northern Thailand/Southern China
early 20th century

diameter of disc: 16.4cm, length of hair pin: 22.1cm, overall weight: 234g

Provenance

French art market

9404

Kashmir Enamelled Brass Box

Kashmir, Northern India
circa 1880

height: approximately 36.5cm, width: 15cm, depth: 14.5cm, weight: 1,877g

Provenance

UK art market

9089

Tibetan Buddhist Bone, Turquoise & Coral Rosary Beads ( or Sin-‘phen)

Tibet
19th century

diameter of bone beads: approximately 0.9cm, circumference: 61cm, weight: 101g

Sold

Provenance

private collection, London, UK.

9221

Tibetan Buddhist Rudraksha Seed Bead Rosary ( or Sin-‘phen) with Japanese Ojimie Brass Demon Bead

Tibet
18th-19th century

width of rudraksha beads: approximately 1cm, circumference: approximately 98cm, weight: 110g

Sold

Provenance

private collection, London, UK.

9331

Cambodian Silver Censor

Cambodia
circa 1920

height: 11cm, outer diameter: 11cm, weight: 192g

Provenance

UK art market

9369

Rare Swahili Coast Silver & Gold Pendant & Necklace

Lamu, (Kenya), Swahili Coast, East Africa
19th century

width of pendant: 13cm, weight: 145g

Provenance

UK art market

9403

Fine Pair of Ibeji Siblings (Ere Ibeji)

Yoruba People, Oyo Region, Nigeria
19th century

height: 30.2cm and 28.9cm, combined weight: 579g

Provenance

UK art market

9407

Yoruba Large, Circular, Carved Wooden Divination Board (Opon Ifa)

Yoruba People, Nigeria
19th-early 20th century

diameter: (uneven) approximately 53cm, weight: 3,196g

Provenance

UK art market

2926

Indian Kutch Chased Silver Arabian-style Coffee Pot

Kutch, India
circa 1870

height: 22.8cm, weight: 641g

Provenance

from an important, private UK collection.

9419

Tibetan Gilded Copper Alloy Image of the 7th Dalai Lama, Kelsang Gyatso

Tibet
18th century

height: 11.4cm, width: 8.2cm, depth: 5.6cm, weight: 545g

Provenance

UK art market

7135

Spanish Colonial Silver Holy Water Stoup or Aspersorium (Acetre)

Spanish Colonial Peru or Mexico
18th century

height (from the ring of the handle to the base): 23.5cm, width: approximately 11cm, weight: 190g

Provenance

UK art market

9443

Rare Chased & Engraved Silver Lebanese Druze or Maronite Woman’s Headdress (Tantur)

Druze & Maronite communities, Chouf region, Lebanon
circa 18th century

height: 28.2cm, width: 7.5cm, weight: 138g

Sold

Provenance

UK art market

7237

Early Indian or Srivijaya Bronze Standing Avalokiteshvara

Northern India & Sumatra
8th-9th century

height: 20.2cm, width: 9cm, depth: 4cm, weight: 692g

Sold

Provenance

private collection, London, UK.

Selected, Fine Items from Previous Catalogues

1813

Napoleonic Memorabilia: Rare Napoleon’s St Helena Tomb depicted on a Chinese Mother-of-Pearl Snuff Box with Silver Mounts

Canton, China
circa 1820

diameter: 9.2cm, thickness: 3cm, weight: 277g

Provenance

UK art market

9286

Superb Indonesian Bugis Gold Bracelet

Bugis People, South Sulawesi, Indonesia
circa 1920

external diameter: 7.7cm, internal diameter: 6.5cm, weight: 112g

Reserved

Provenance

private collection, US

3026

Rare Indian Lucknow Enamelled Silver & Leather Hookah Base

Lucknow, India
18th century

height: 20.2cm, diameter of base: 14.8cm, weight: 611g

Provenance

UK art market

8965

Rare, Inscribed, Shaivite 22-Spout Water Vessel or Lota

South India
18th-19th century

height: approximately 27.5cm, width: approximately 33cm, weight: 2,503g

Provenance

private collection, England.

7331

Impressive Pair of Nepalese Hanging Incense Burners

Nepal & Tibet
19th century

height of incence burners (without the chains): 38cm, width (between handles): 27cm, combined weight: 4,947g

Provenance

UK art market

4541

Champleve Enamelled & Gilded Bronze Stupa with Jataka Tales

China
Ming Dynasty, circa 15th century

height: 20.2cm, width: 10cm, weight: 1,254g

Provenance

private collection of Maurice Collis (1889-1973); thereafter by descent.

3552

Fine Indian Embroidered Phulkari Textile

Western Punjab, India
circa 1900

length: 237cm, width: 116cm

Provenance

UK art market

5590

Borneo Cast Bronze Zoomorphic Ritual Kettle

Sarawak, Malaysia (Borneo)
18th-19th century

length: 45cm height: 37.5cm, depth: 28cm

Provenance

UK art market

5322

Straits Chinese Groom’s Double-Sided, Finely Embroidered Blue Wedding Sash

Straits Chinese, Straits Settlements (Singapore, Penang, Malacca)
late 19th or early 20th century

length: 197cm, width: 6.5cm

Provenance

Acquired by a colonial administrator in the early 20th century, and has been in England since.

9361

Bronze Image of Shiva as Nataraja, Lord of Dance

South India
circa 15th century

height: 19.4cm, width: 15.5cm, depth: 10cm, weight: 775g

Sold

Provenance

UK art market

9039

Malay-Thai Gold Bracelet with Diamonds, Rubies & Emeralds (Rantai Tangan)

Malay People, Patani, Southern Thailand
19th century

circumference: 16.8cm, width: 1.2cm, weight: 18g

Sold

Provenance

private collection